How to make great homemade pizza


If you’re like me, you’ve made your share of homemade pizzas that were just kind of…meh. Not horrible, but not great. I followed recipes, and I bought a pizza stone, but my pizzas were still just not that awesome. Then, as so often happens, Cook’s Illustrated came to the rescue. (And as I so often […]

How to make French Bread Pizza


(This isn’t a new recipe, but I keep seeing it pop up on Pinterest, and I cringe every time I see the very unfabulous four-year-old photos that I originally posted. So, I’m updating it with New! Improved! photos.) Since a lot of people spend a good deal of money ordering pizza, I thought it would […]

How to Make Pizza Bagels (aka hot weather pizza)


When I posted a pizza bagel photo on my 365 blog, a couple of you were wondering where you could find the recipe. Normally if you’re trying to find a recipe I’ve posted, you can use the search box over there on the right, or poke through the recipes category (I even have a pizza […]

Wednesday Baking-Grilled Pizza


This is another recipe that isn’t exactly a baking recipe (maybe I should call this feature Wednesday Un-Baking for the summer!), which makes it perfect for summertime cooking. Most pizzas require such a hot oven temperature that I hate to make them in the summertime, but this recipe keeps the super-hot temperatures outside. What follows […]

Grilled Pizza-Printable

Grilled Pizza Dough 2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil 1 cup water, room temperature 2 cups all purpose flour, plus more for work surface 2 teaspoons sugar 1 1/4 teaspoons salt 1 teaspoon instant yeast Topping 1 1/2 pounds medium plum tomatoes (5 to 6), cored, seeded, and cut into 1/2-inch dice 3/4 teaspoon table salt […]

Wednesday Baking-Thin Crust Pizza


This is yet another recipe borrowed from Cook’s Illustrated. I found it in the big baking book they published(I got it for my birthday a few years back), and I’m pretty delighted with the recipe. I don’t do it exactly the way they said to(I didn’t want my crust to be shatteringly thin like they […]